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Bute

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion. 143 words.

Born 26 April 1958; s of 6th Marquess of Bute, KBE and of his 1st wife, Nicola (née Weld-Forester); m 1st, 1984, Carolyn E. R. M. (marr. diss. ...

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Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 885 words.

Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright (30 October 1815–03 August 1891), Quaker minister and reformer, was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, the daughter of William Rous, a...

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Crofts, Elizabeth (b. c. 1535), impostor

Daniel Hahn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Religion. 605 words.

Crofts, Elizabeth (b. c. 1535), impostor, is of unknown origins. Nothing is known of her before 1554, when she was involved in a cause célèbre that led to her being accused of...

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Gardiner, Robert Hallowell, III

John F. Woolverton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1280 words.

Gardiner, Robert Hallowell, III (09 September 1855–15 June 1924), lawyer, social gospeler, and Episcopal ecumenical leader, was born in Fort Tejon, California, the son of Major John William...

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Hugh of Lincoln [St Hugh of Lincoln, Little St Hugh] (c. 1246–1255), supposed victim of crucifixion

Haidee J. Lorrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Christianity. 793 words.

Hugh of Lincoln [St Hugh of Lincoln, Little St Hugh] (c. 1246–1255), supposed victim of crucifixion, was the son of Beatrice of Lincoln. He is known as Little St Hugh to distinguish him...

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Kane, Thomas Leiper

David J. Whittaker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Christian Churches and Denominations; Business and Management; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1678 words.

Kane, Thomas Leiper (27 January 1822–26 December 1883), lawyer, soldier, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and defender of the Mormons, was born in Philadelphia, the son of John Kintzing Kane,...

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King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Clayborne Carson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 3179 words.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. (15 January 1929–04 April 1968), Baptist minister and civil rights leader, was born Michael King, Jr., in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of the Reverend Michael King (...

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Malcolm X

Clayborne Carson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1881 words.

Malcolm X (19 May 1925–21 February 1965), African-American religious and political leader, also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of...

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Murray, Pauli

Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 1462 words.

Murray, Pauli (20 November 1910–01 July 1985), lawyer, writer, and minister, was born Anna Pauline Murray in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of William Henry Murray, a public school...

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Nicholson, Timothy

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Publishing. 1049 words.

Nicholson, Timothy (02 November 1828–15 September 1924), Quaker reformer and printer, was born in Perquimans County, North Carolina, the son of Josiah Nicholson, a teacher and farmer, and...

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